友课MBA加油站英语晨读2018-08-08

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1.compute [kəm'pjuːt]
v. (用机器)计算
Compute the ratio of the object’s height to its weight.
计算一下该物体的高度和重量之比。

2.*count [kaʊnt]
v. 数数,计算;有价值;认为,看作
I’ve always believed that happiness counts more than money.
我一直认为幸福比金钱更重要。
count on  指望,依靠

3.*account [ə'kaʊnt]
n. 描述;账户
v. 解释;占(比例)
bank account  银行账户
account for  负责,解释,占…比例
How do you account for the company’s alarmingly high staff turnover?
你怎么解释这家公司高得惊人的人员流动率?
take into account  考虑,重视

4.*discount ['dɪskaʊnt]
n. 折扣
v. 打折; 忽视,不理会
This has forced airlines to discount fares heavily in order to spur demand.
这迫使航空公司对机票大幅度打折来刺激需求。
However, traders tended to discount the rumor. 但是,商人们倾向于不理会这个传闻。

5.dispute [dɪ'spjuːt]
v./n. 争论,争端,纠纷
We disputed with each other on various issues.
我们为各种问题互相争论。
a pay/legal/trade dispute  薪资/法律/贸易纠纷

6.quarrel ['kwɒr(ə)l]
v. / n. 争吵,不和
They had a bitter quarrel about/over some money three years ago and they haven’t spoken to each other since.
他们3年前因为钱的问题有过一次激烈争吵,从此以后就互不理睬了。

7.*reputation [repjʊ'teɪʃ(ə)n]
n. 名声,名誉,声望
The company has a worldwide reputation for quality.
这家公司的产品质量在全球享有声誉。

8.celebrity [sɪ'lebrɪtɪ]
n. 名人;名声
If you cannot stop the comparisons, stay away from big triggers like TV and celebrity magazines.
如果你不能停止比较,就远离那些刺激物吧,比如电视和名人杂志。

9.*honour ['ɒnə]
n. 荣幸;名誉,荣誉;尊重
vt. 给……荣誉,表彰
We fought for the honour of our country.
我们为我们国家的荣誉而战。
in honour of sb./sth. 为了庆祝,为表示对……的尊敬

10.prestige [pre'stiː(d)ʒ]
n. 威望,声望;声誉
The company has gained international prestige.
这家公司已得到了国际声誉。
prestigious adj.有名望的;享有声望的

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